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Industrial Disasters Are Derailing The EPA—and Defendants With It

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The February 2023 train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, captured the attention of the nation. The public beheld evacuation orders, reports of air, water, and soil contamination, and a billowing black cloud of burning...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Senate Committee Will Hold Hearing on Understanding the Potential Environmental Impacts of 6PPD

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing on July 31, 2024, on “Understanding the Potential Environmental Impacts of the Chemical 6PPD.” The scheduled witnesses include...more

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In Ohio v. EPA, SCOTUS reinforces powerful role of judiciary in agency oversight

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As has been widely discussed, the administrative state took quite a shellacking this last SCOTUS term. But as I noted earlier, it wasn’t just the elimination of Chevron deference in Loper Bright (see this PubCo post) or...more

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Competition Bureau Launches Consultation on Greenwashing Enforcement Guidance

As discussed in our June 2024 bulletin Canada’s New Greenwashing Laws Enacted, recently introduced amendments to the Competition Act regarding the making of untested or unsubstantiated representations about the environmental...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Currents - Energy Industry Insights, V 8, Issue 7, July 2024

Welcome to the seventh 2024 issue of Currents - our e-newsletter focused on energy topics. There are less than six months left for companies formed before January 1, 2024 to file their initial beneficial owner report...more

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Supreme Court Alters the Administrative State: Loper and Relentless Decision Shifts Authority from Administrative Agencies and...

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It goes without saying that the actions of federal regulatory agencies greatly affect many essential aspects of our daily lives, among them the delivery of medical services, medicines, and therapeutic devices and the...more

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The Post–Chevron Future: Litigating Against Administrative Agencies Following Loper and Corner Post

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Over the last few weeks, the Supreme Court issued two long-awaited decisions that are each significant in their own right, but, together, will drastically reshape the future of litigation against administrative agencies—and...more

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All’s Well That Ends Well? NSTA Launch Investigation Into Oil Well Decommissioning Delays

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On 15 July 2024, 10 days into the UK Labour Government, the North Sea Transition Authority (“NSTA”, formerly known as the Oil and Gas Authority) announced that its Directorate of Regulation is opening an investigation into...more

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OSHA Enforcement: Franksville, Wisconsin Disposal/Recycling Company Proposed Penalties for Alleged Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued a July 18th news release stating that it had proposed penalties for alleged violations for John’s Disposal Service Inc. and John’s Recycling Inc. The...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

[Event] CEQA Decoded: Air Quality Analysis for Bay Area Projects - August 22nd, San Francisco, CA

Join our next “CEQA Decoded” series program for Bay Area professionals, addressing key aspects of air quality impact analysis under CEQA, and highlighting the latest revisions to BAAQMD and City of San Francisco guidelines....more

Goldberg Segalla

[Webinar] Cosmetic Talc Litigation: Recent Developments and Trends - August 7th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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With events in talc litigation happening on an almost daily basis, this is a must-see webinar exploring the most recent developments, major verdicts, and decisions in cosmetic talc litigation. Join attorneys from our Toxic...more

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The End of the Chevron Doctrine and the Reassertion of Judicial Primacy in Reviewing Federal Regulatory Actions

In 1984, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decided Chevron USA, Inc. v. National Resource Defense Council, reversing a lower court ruling that set aside EPA’s Clean Air Act “bubble policy” of providing regulatory relief from...more

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LNG in Latin America: A Tale of Two Markets

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Explore the challenges and opportunities in the LNG sector across Latin America and the Caribbean. Despite substantial gas reserves, the region is a net importer, with issues such as declining production, challenging...more

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Energy Permitting Reform Act of 2024: U.S. Senators Manchin/Barrasso Introduce Legislation

United States Senators Joe Manchin (I-WV) and John Barasso (R-WY) have introduced legislation titled: Energy Permitting Reform Act of 2024. (“Act”). The Senators are the Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of...more

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Canada Signals High Bar for Investment Canada Act Approvals for Acquisitions of Critical Minerals Businesses

Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (Minister) recently issued a Ministerial Statement on Net Benefit Reviews of Canadian Critical Minerals Companies. Transactions involving important Canadian mining...more

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The Time Is Overdue To Intentionally Align Environmental Justice And Sustainability

This blog posting is derived from an article I recently published in the University of Missouri, Kansas City Law Review at the invitation of our Fellow and friend Irma Russell, to whom I am indebted for much guidance and...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Chevron, Energy and the Pivotal Shift

The U.S. Supreme Court recently overturned the Chevron doctrine, a significant legal principle established by Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council. For 40 years, lower courts have relied on the Chevron...more

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The Future of Environmental Regulation after the Supreme Court Decisions in Loper Bright and Corner Post

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Just in time to celebrate our Nation’s birthday, the United States Supreme Court brought out its hammer to again chip away at the administrative state in two landmark decisions: Loper Bright Enterprises et al. v. Raimondo,...more

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FERC Meeting Agenda Summaries for July 2024

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Below are brief summaries of the agenda items for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC or the Commission) open meeting to be held on July 25th, at 11:00 a.m. ET. The summaries below are based on publicly available...more

Stoel Rives - Environmental Law Blog

Ohio v. EPA: SCOTUS Issues Stay in EPA’s Multi-State Air FIP

The Clean Air Act (CAA) directs the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set standards for common air pollutants. When the EPA sets these standards, States must submit a State Implementation Plan (SIP) showing how the...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

The Site Report - Construction Industry Insights, Issue 7, July 2024

Welcome to our seventh issue of 2024 for our construction industry insights e-newsletter - The Site Report. In this edition, we address a range of construction issues from potential impacts to OSHA’s authority and issues...more

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Summary of FERC Meeting Agenda for July 2024

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Summaries of the agenda items for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's monthly open meeting to be held on July 25, 2024, pursuant to the sunshine notice released on July 18, 2024. In this issue…...more

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APAC ESG Update | Spring Quarter 2024

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This White Paper focuses on ESG developments through the Asia-Pacific (“APAC”) region since the start of 2024. For businesses present in the APAC region, as well as doing business there, it is imperative to be vigilant of...more


SEC Commissioner Peirce Critiques ESG Reporting Frameworks

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2 SEC Commissioner Peirce recently delivered a speech where she extensively criticized the recent emphasis on ESG among businesses, in particular the proliferation of mandatory ESG reporting frameworks. According to...more

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PFAS/CERCLA: New Mexico Department of Justice Files Contribution Claim Against the U.S. Departments of the Air Force/Army

The New Mexico Department of Justice (“NMDOJ”) amended a complaint in the United States District Court against the United States, the United States Department of the Army, the United States Department of the Airforce alleging...more

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